Go to this link for the report showing our latest 2010 Economic Indicators for Sonoma County!
The Sonoma County Economic Development Board (EDB) provides assistance services directed toward encouraging the startup, retention and expansion of Sonoma County businesses and jobs
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In Sonoma County, California Buyers should read these two Rent vs. Own scenarios: Chart #1 shows two options for a $300,000 home. Option #1 shows the comparison between an $1750.00 a month rental vs. the “after tax savings” payment for a $300,000 home with 10% down. Option #2, same home with 20% down. Chart #2 shows [...]
THE ROAD MAP TO YOUR HOME! Click on “Home Search Criteria” form. Print this out and keep reading below!
NARROWING THE SEARCH–“If you don’t know where you’re going … you’ll probably end up somewhere else.” Taken from a book title, this quote conveys a very simple message: To achieve an objective, create a plan! [...]
Dreading dealing with the County of Sonoma over permit issues, septic system or non-permitted, non-conforming buildings or structures? Take heart! Here are two highly regarded professionals who can save you Stress, Time and Money!
Tom Havstad– Permit Consulting Services, Plans for Residential Projects 12651 Fiori Lane, Sebastopol, CA 95472 License #329456 phone/fax: (707) 874-2078 [...]
As reported in the Press Democrat on Sunday. “Renting Rooms To Travelers”. Visit the website www.airbnb.com. Need extra money, rent a room nightly to travelers….need cheap lodging and immersion in the local scene, rent a room from a local resident when you travel…great idea!… Now..if I could only find the time to travel ;-/
When Mike and I meet with new clients we want them to be completely comfortable with the whole process of buying and/or selling a home. One of the first things we tell them is that there is no such thing as a dumb question in real estate. So, when creating an email for our Radio [...]
Lemons are NOT just for Lemonade. Lemons offer multiple purposes around the home and are perfect for green cleaning solutions! Lemons are great to use as cleaning agents because they have an anti-bacterial effect and are thought to contain antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic properties.
If you are the DIY’er and like to make your own green cleaners, [...]
Santa Rosa, California–Sales Data for Sonoma County Homeowners and Sellers now available at THIS LINK! You’ll be at my cool site called “Box.net” which allows for you to see all the files and information gleaned form our Radio Show. On this site you’ll be able to see the 2 year sales data for Sonoma County [...]
If you have ever done any home remodelling you know all about the headaches, stress and possible marital discourse that can result from the chaos. The last thing you need is an added “issue” with your contractor.
The following is a great list of suggestions from the League of California Homeowners that should help.
In California MORE RAIN forecast! Sonoma County neighbors; If flood waters are lapping at your door, here are a few locations offering FREE sandbags. City of Santa Rosa Municipal Building 55 Stony Point Rd. , Forestville Fire Station, and Friedmans Home Improvement. Stay safe and dry.
Mike here–having grown up in Guerneville during some of the [...]